Morning apartment fires affect the Southeast Michigan Community


The American Red Cross, Southeastern Michigan Region responded to two apartment fires early Tuesday morning.

Disaster volunteers from the Washtenaw-Lenawee Chapter responded to an apartment fire on the 100 block of South Main Street in Adrian providing food, clothing and shelter to residents in need. Twenty-four families were displaced by the fire.

Also, Disaster Volunteers from the Southeastern Michigan Regional Chapter responded to an apartment fire on Labelle St. in Highland Park providing supplies and toiletries to residents who were relocated to unaffected units in the building as well as food and hydration to First Responders and residents on the scene.

The American Red Cross Southeastern Michigan Region responds to an average of five home fires a day providing immediate needs like, food, clothing and shelter to those in need, as well as food and hydration to First Responders on the scene. If you would like to donate to disaster relief, visit redcross.org, call 1-800-Red Cross or text "Red Cross" to 90999 to make a $10 donation.

The American Red Cross, Southeastern Michigan Region serves the counties of Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw, Lenawee, Monroe and St. Clair.

About the American Red Cross: The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or visit us on Twitter at@RedCross.